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Junior Ailish Fitzpatrick defends the ball, attempting to intercept the pass. Park was defeated by Prior Lake 6-10 Nov. 12.

Girl’s Chillax off to a good start

Annika Koch November 14, 2023

Park’s girls, student-led winter lacrosse team, Chillax, won both of their games against Shakopee and Owatonna Nov. 5. These two wins started their winter league off strong. Freshman Lola Grimm said...

Junior Griffin Krone skates among his opponents. The Orioles took a 3-0 loss Feb. 2  at the St. Louis Park Rec Center.

Spartans strike the ice

Alicia Mainjeni February 5, 2023

After an unsuccessful game against the Orono Spartans for the second week in a row, Orioles hockey battled through an intense game on the rink. With the end of the season just around the corner, the Orioles...

Nolan Crump gears up for season

Nolan Crump gears up for season

Lilly Fandel-Thompson November 30, 2022

How long have you been skiing and what got you into it? It's my fifth year. What got me into it was I just decided to sign up in seventh grade. What is your favorite part of skiing? The people...

Senior co-captain Mimi Kniser warms up before captains practice Nov. 12. Kniser leads the medium length group.

Nordic hit with new COVID-19 restrictions

Ben Sanford November 14, 2020

In light of a surge of COVID-19 cases across Minnesota, Nordic has made some adjustments to its practices in order to stay safe. Senior captain Mimi Kniser said the captains are lowering the number of...

Sophomore Ryan Fitzpatrick double poles at the start of the five kilometer race Jan. 7 at Theodore Wirth Park. At the Metro West Classic Dual meet, the girls placed third out of nine teams and the boys placed sixth out of nine teams.

Nordic competes in large, joint meet

Sofie Geretz January 8, 2020

After racing in a Nordic race with significantly more competition than usual, junior and captain Danny Walsh said the stakes were much higher than average meets. “This was the joint meet with Minneapolis,...

Sophomore Tait Myers races downhill in a classic ski race Jan. 4 at the Loppet High School Invite at Theodore Wirth Park. Myers and his relay partner senior Rakesh Plantz placed ninth in the boys classic relay competition and the boys team placed eighth overall.

Nordic skis in Loppet Invite

Sofie Geretz January 5, 2020

After cheering on her teammates, senior and captain Maggie Klein said the race was different than usual because the team competed in relays. “This meet is unique because there were relays, (which) we’ve...

Nordic skiing coach Patrick Hartman helps instruct athletes on how to wax their skis while practicing Dec. 16 at the Theodore Wirth Park Ski Trails. Waxing skis helps to keep skis in prime condition as well as improve smooth skiing on the course.

Science teacher coaches Nordic for the first time

Maria Perez Barriga December 17, 2019

Excited to have science teacher Pat Hartman coach Nordic, junior Ivy Houts said having an additional coach for the team has made a positive impact on Nordic.  “It's really helpful to have another...

Junior Erin Brousseau takes control of the puck while closing in on the opponent’s goal. Hopkins/Park lost 0-6 to Benilde-St. Margaret’s Nov. 26.

Girls’ hockey team loses to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Tamar Gewirtz December 2, 2019

According to junior Abby Meyer, the Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey team did not compete well against Benilde St. Margaret’s.  “I don’t think it was one of our best games. I feel like we came into...

Sophomore Mimi Kniser begins her race by double polling into a classic ski technique. The meet Dec. 20 at Elm Creek was the qualifying race for the Mesabi East Invitational on Jan. 5.

Nordic competes at largest ski meet in the country

Kaia Myers January 9, 2019

According to Nordic head coach Doug Peterson, the team’s latest meet last weekend in Mesabi, MN drew competition from across the United States. It is the biggest Nordic race for high schoolers in the...

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